Jonny Blair of Dont Stop Living partying in Buenos Aires

Thirsty Thursdays: Buenos Aires Pub Crawl, Argentina

Buenos Aires will never be my favourite city on the planet, but I actually really enjoyed my big night out there so today’s Thirsty Thursdays takes us to the party zone of the Argentinian capital city. A pub crawl of the highest standard with a range of nationalities, languages, drinks, food and pubs. Plus I Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Buenos Aires Pub Crawl, Argentina[…]

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How to Backpack Your Way to Antarctica!

Backpacking your way to Antarctica?? Are you serious? Yes! Antarctica is without doubt the most amazing place I have travelled to, to date. It really is like another world and anyone who has been there will agree with me. It’s a white continent of superlatives, it’s magical! But can you do it on a backpacker Read more about How to Backpack Your Way to Antarctica![…]

Friday’s Featured Food: Argentinian Steak in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Today’s featured food comes from Argentina. Is the famous Argentinian beef all it cracked up to be? Well when I was in Buenos Aires I just had to try a decent steak meal. Rather than buy one from a shop and cook it, I headed out with a travel buddy to a decent restaurant near Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Argentinian Steak in Buenos Aires, Argentina[…]

Parramatta To Paramaribo

Seriously ask me 3 years ago if I had heard of either Parramatta or Paramaribo, and I would probably have said “no”. Life is a journey and I ended up in both, becoming quite attached to the former and inspired by the latter. So where are they and what are they? Cities is the obvious Read more about Parramatta To Paramaribo[…]

The Day I…Smuggled Drugs Through Argentina!!

I arrived sometime after 6 am at Ezeiza Airport on the edge of Buenos Aires. I was meant to fly from the city’s other airport, Jorge Newberry, used for internal flights (which mine was) but it was conveniently shut. But I had at least got to the correct airport, handed in my flight baggage and Read more about The Day I…Smuggled Drugs Through Argentina!![…]

Backpacking in Argentina: Buenos Noches Buenos Aires

It was time to say Buenos Noches (goodnight) to Buenos Aires exactly this time last year in order for me to fly south down to Ushuaia – the world’s most southern “city” which is located in Argentina at Tierra Del Fuego – “land of fire”. Ironically one of the coldest places you could go! (So Read more about Backpacking in Argentina: Buenos Noches Buenos Aires[…]

Unknown Asuncion

When your wandering heart takes you to a wet, drizzly, quiet bus station on a Sunday night 8 kilometres from the less ventured capital city of Paraguay, you know you’ve struck gold. You know you are a traveller and you know that all those Spanish classes will come in handy in a land of unique, Read more about Unknown Asuncion[…]

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Backpacking in Argentina: Puerto Iguazu – The Town

Most people who travel in South America see the glorious waterfalls of Iguazu as a “must visit”, I didn’t. I’d seen waterfalls in Australia, Canada and Iceland already and for me to see Iguazu would simply be a bonus. However I ended up there anyway, as it fitted in perfectly with my plans to travel Read more about Backpacking in Argentina: Puerto Iguazu – The Town[…]